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Fintech startups took nearly a third of all African venture funding in 2017

Almost a third of funding raised by African startups in 2017 was in the fintech sector as investors bet on consumers turning to more formal financial services in a region where… 262 more words

The Dangerous Consequence of Dismantling Net Neutrality

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or without Internet access, by now you have already heard that the FCC voted 3-2 to overturn a piece of Obama-era legislation known as Net Neutrality. 1,163 more words

Entrepreneurship

Cash In on the Bitcoin Boom Now

One bitcoin, which doesn’t actually have a real, physical form, is worth at this moment upwards of $18,000 ,Bitcoin Cash is currently trading at $1,759 per pop, a decline of 5% in the last 24 hours. 161 more words

Tech Startups

Tech accelerators are booming — what's not clear is whether they work

In an empty office in the downtown Toronto building that will become home to Techstars LLC’s first foray into Canada, managing director Sunil Sharma is contemplating an important question. 1,490 more words

FP Tech Desk

Thailand Aims to Generate 25% of GDP Through Digital Economy by 2027

Thailand is rolling out a digitally fuelled effort to enhance its economy and boost competitiveness.

The current aim for the nation is to become Southeast Asia’s leader for all things digital.  829 more words

ZILINGO: The e-merchant of small things

Inc. Southeast Asia | Beauty Killers
Photo by Joel Lim

Any shopaholic worth her salt has made the pilgrimage to Southeast Asia’s most vibrant weekend market: the busy and bustling sensory overload that is Chatuchak along Bangkok’s Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road. 881 more words

Inc. Southeast Asia

Founder Institute Jakarta Opens for 2017 Batch

Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 170 cities and 60 countries, the Founder Institute‘s mission is to create sustainable startup ecosystems that will help founders to launch tech companies and create one million new jobs worldwide. 359 more words